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Kitchen Whiz: Celeb-Concocted Recipes For Picky Veggie Eaters

Kitchen Whiz: Celeb-Concocted Recipes For Picky Veggie Eaters

Whether you’re trying to convince your family to eat their vegetables or wanting to boost your own immunity, there are plenty of ways to make eating vegetables a tasty experience. Celebrities can totally attest to it!

In this edition of Kitchen Whiz, we compiled another list of their approved recipes that are packed with nutrients without compromising flavor!

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Niña Corpuz Rodriguez’s Kalabasa Corned Beef Nuggets

Make no mistake, corned beef can be served in different ways! The news anchor recently discovered the yumminess of combining the canned good with some good ol’ squash. Not only is this recipe easy, its kid-friendly too!

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Do you have corned beef at home & tired of cooking it the same way? Here’s an easy lockdown recipe we found on the internet & make no mistake, MASARAP sya! You & your kids will love Kalabasa Corned Beef Nuggets. 😋😍 . INGREDIENTS 1 can corned beef 2/3 cups bread crumbs 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons garlic powder (or garlic) 1 teaspoon pepper 2 eggs 2 tablespoons cornstarch 3  cups shredded Kalabasa (we used a cheese grater) . FOR COOKING: (PLUS 1 CUP  BREAD CRUMBS FOR BREADING) 2 cups cooking oil (we used less oil) . INSTRUCTIONS In a medium sized bowl, mixed all of the ingredients ( except the 1 cup bread crumbs)  and form into nugget size pieces. Roll mixture into bread crumbs and fry until golden brown. Enjoy! source: #mommyninaph #mommyninaeats #lockdownlife #quarantinefood

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  • corned beef
  • bread crumbs
  • salt
  • garlic powder or garlic
  • pepper
  • eggs
  • cornstarch
  • kalabasa

Korina Sanchez’s Green Juice

The Rated K host has been vocal about wanting to lose weight during quarantine. On Instagram, she revealed the very drink that she calls her “ultimate diet food."


  • Carrot
  • Cucumber
  • Celery stalk 
  • Lettuce
  • Broccoli
  • Banana
  • Pear
  • Apple
  • Malunggay leaves
  • Chia seeds
  • Any kind of nuts
  • Any kind of yogurt

Neri Miranda’s Pizza Toast

Pizza toast is a great bet for days when you want a time-saving meal. An avid gardener, the mompreneur topped her version with onions and bell pepper for an added kick.

Arci Muñoz’s Kung Pao Tofu

The actress and cookbook author is back with yet another vegan dish! In her #RamonaCooks IGTV series, Arci cooked the stir-fry favorite using tofu instead of chicken. 


  • Tofu
  • Cooking oil
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Red onion
  • Red bell pepper
  • Singkamas (optional)
  • Hoisin sauce
  • Sriracha or any hot sauce
  • Peanuts
  • Soy sauce
  • Spring onions
  • Sesame oil
  • Roasted sesame seeds

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